The living rooms are normal living spaces where members of the family gather to spend time together. Whether you are watching a movie, playing a game or having a conversation, a family can enjoy the company of its members in this room. Convert a greenhouse in a living room can transform a space used infrequently in a place full of family fun. Develop a plan and draw the furniture before renovating the greenhouse to create a living room organized, functional and aesthetically pleasing.
Remove all furniture, paintings, curtains and accessories for your greenhouse, and get a clean canvas to work with.
Choose a color scheme and decoration for your living room that compliments the adjacent rooms. For example, if your home has a contemporary style furniture with a neutral color palette, look to those parameters.
Apply a fresh coat of paint to interior walls, coordinating the color with the adjacent rooms. Painting is an inexpensive way to instantly add freshness to the room, helping to mix with the rest of the house. Light colors tend to make the place seem more spacious, while dark colors make it more welcoming.
Paint the concrete floor or wooden floors with paint formulated for porches. This gives a protective layer and a new look to the room.
Measure each wall of your greenhouse with a tape measure and draw level with measures on a piece of graph paper to create an outline of the available space. Uses a scale of 1/4 to 1, which means that every 1/4 inch square (1.6 cm2) on the paper is equal to 1 foot (30 cm) of the room.
Decide how you would like to use the living room. For example, you might want a reading area, playground, area for TV or chat. Choose furniture to accommodate these activities.
Measure the width, depth and height of the furniture you want to incorporate into your living room. Draw each measure on a clean graph paper, using the scale 1/4 to 1. Cut out the furniture and use a pencil to label.
Rearrange the furniture in the scheme of the room to play with different designs without having to move the furniture. Use guides interior design to create a functional room. Leave at least 3 feet (90 cm) for most used walkways. There should be a minimum of 10 inches (25 cm) of space access between chairs and sofas. Leave at least 1 foot (30 cm) between a seat and coffee table.
Place a rug that matches on the floor of your porch to add softness, texture and color.
Hang blinds natural wool or wood on the windows to incorporate the natural environment into the decor. Add a light shade for privacy.
Garnish with potted plants, tables and cushions to add energy, texture and color. Place a table and floor lamps throughout the room to give ambient light.